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  Oat Cell Lung Cancer - Small Cell Lung Cancer - Paul, Hanley & Harley, LLP
Small or oat cell lung cancer is also much less common than non-small cell lung cancer, accounting for only about 20 percent of all types of lung cancer.
Because it is such a progressive disease, oat cell lung cancer tends to form metastases in the lung and in nearby organs-and once these metastases develop, it is too late to perform surgery.
Instead, the oat cell lung cancer and the metastases are typically treated with cryosurgery (during which oat cell lung cancer cells are frozen and destroyed), radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.
www.lungcancer411.com /html/types_small_cell.html   (342 words)

 Cell suspensions
Little or no labeling of any cell type was seen on lymphomyeloid cells of the virgin or pregnant CBA mice, but a consistent labeling of a rare blast-type cell in the blood was observed with both antibodies, raising the possibility that this cell may represent the circulating precursor of the decidual cell lineage.
Characterization and cell cycle kinetics of hepatocyte populations isolated from adult liver tissue by a nonenzymatic procedure; Higgins PJ et al.; Suspensions of liver cells enriched in lobular parenchymal hepatocytes were isolated from adult mouse hepatic tissue by nonenzymatic dispersion in chelating buffer and sedimentation of the released cells at unit g.
The accumulation of cell wall hydroxyproline was associated with rapid transient increases in the extractable activities of proline 2-oxoglutarate dioxygenase and a protein arabinosyl transferase.
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 From the Grand Rounds Archive at Baylor
By light microscopy the cells of Merkel cell carcinoma are round to ovoid with scanty cytoplasm and the nuclei are round to ovoid and measure 14 to 20 microns with chromatin that is fine and dispersed.
Merkel cell carcinoma is often associated with other neoplasms, the most frequent of which is squamous cell carcinoma in which it has either been resected earlier from the skin of the same anatomic site involved by the Merkel cell carcinoma or the two tumors coexist.
Merkel cell carcinoma is a radiosensitive tumor and is recommended for all patients due to its aggressive nature, the high rate of locoregional recurrence and the association of distant metastases with the initial locoregional recurrence.
www.bcm.edu /oto/grand/6294.html   (1946 words)

 Oat Cell Carcinoma   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This is the same as small cell bronchogenic carcinoma.
Oat cell carcinomas never make much of a fibrous stroma.
Oat cell carcinoma usually responds well to chemotherapy and stays in remission for at least a few months.
www.pathguy.com /~tdemark/0080.htm   (137 words)

 USCAP 2003 Annual Meeting
A difficulty that may be encountered is the identification of cells that have the appearance of small cell carcinoma in a fine needle aspirate of an apparently solitary peripheral lung nodule.
The diagnosis of "large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma" is synonymous with grade III neuroendocrine carcinoma, large-cell type (LCNEC), and is a relatively new entry to the nomenclature of pulmonary carcinomas.
Prognosis of resected well-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung.
www.uscap.org /site~/92nd/companion03h4.htm   (3737 words)

 Lung Cancer - Types - oncologychannel
By contrast, non-small cell carcinoma may not have spread at the time of diagnosis, so that surgical resection, or cutting away, of the tumor is possible.
Large cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma usually are found on the periphery (outer edges) of the lungs and may occur as solitary nodules, masses, or scar cancer.
By contrast, squamous cell carcinoma and small cell carcinoma often are centrally located and may appear to be pneumonia (inflammation of the lungs), atelectasis (collapsed lung), or pit-like masses.
www.oncologychannel.com /lungcancer/types.shtml   (826 words)

 small cell lung cancer
Non-small cell lung cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the lung.
Small cell lung cancer is a disease in which cancer (malignant) cells are found in the tissues of the lungs.
Small cell lung cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the lung.
www.disease-cancer.com /2/small-cell-lung-cancer.html   (531 words)

 Oncology Forum - Case Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Anaplastic small cell carcinoma or oat cell carcinoma is a neoplasm commonly arising in the lungs.
However, despite the common embryonic origin of the lung and larynx from the medial diverticulum of the foregut, small cell carcinomas of the larynx are extremely uncommon tumours.
The prognosis of laryngeal small cell carcinoma is poor, with a 2-year survival rate of 16% and 5-year survival of only 5%.
www.scientific-com.com /oncology/vol4.3/case_report   (1149 words)

 Small-cell carcinoma (from lung cancer) --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
Carcinoma cells tend to invade surrounding healthy tissues and give rise to secondary growths (metastases) distant from the original tumour.
a disease arising from malignant epithelial cells in the kidneys.
Renal cell carcinoma is responsible for about 85 percent of kidney cancers in adults.
www.britannica.com /eb/article?tocId=214267   (821 words)

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The ACTH level was elevated in 30% of patients with oat cell carcinoma and in 26% of patients with large cell carcinoma.
Elevated levels of HCG were found in 33% of patients with oat cell carcinoma, in 26% of patients with large cell carcinoma, and in 19% of patients with squamous cell carcinoma.
Parathormone was increased in 32% of patients with squamous cell carcinoma in 27% of patients with oat cell carcinoma, and in a few patients with large cell carcinoma.
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 Oat Cell Lung Cancer Resources - Get More Information on Lung Cancer Symptoms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Both carcinomas and sarcomas are able to invade normal tissue and spread through the body.
Also called oat cell lung cancer and small cell carcinoma, small cell lung cancer is one of the...
Small or oat cell lung cancer is also much less common than...
www.lung-cancer-symtoms.com /directory/oat-cell-lung-cancer.html   (817 words)

 Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Lung   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC) and small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) are high-grade neuroendocrine tumors of the lung.
With the hypothesis that histidine decarboxylase expression is a marker for neuroendocrine differentiation, we studied the immunoreactivity of histidine decarboxylase in neuroendocrine cells and tumors of the thyroid gland, adrenal medulla, lung, and gastrointestinal tract.
Basaloid carcinoma (BC) and large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC) are 2 recently recognized variants of large-cell lung carcinomas that may overlap in their morphology, and are discriminated by expression of neuroendocrine markers in LCNEC.
www.thedoctorsdoctor.com:16080 /diseases/lung_ca_neuroendocrine.htm   (11400 words)

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The appellant died on June [redacted], 1990, at age 65, of sepsis due to pancytopenia due to chemotherapy for metastatic oat cell carcinoma of the lung.
Whereas the question of causal relation between PTB or, more specifically, residuals pulmonary lesions or scaring and oat cell carcinoma is a question of controversy in the field of pulmonary oncology, the appellant requested the Board to obtain the opinion of an independent medical expert (IME).
The professor confirmed that the diagnosis of oat cell carcinoma was made by bronchoscopy with positive histopathology, and that the veteran died of complications arising from metastatic malignancy and/or adverse effects of chemotherapy from this malignancy.
www.va.gov /vetapp/files3/9420851.txt   (1347 words)

In our case, tumor cells were numerous, isolated or in small groups, scattered against a tumor diathesis type of background.
Small cell carcinoma of the vagina with neuroendocrine features: a report of three cases.
Miliauskas JR, Leong AS-Y. Small-cell (neuroendocrine) carcinoma of the vagina.
www.cytologyweb.ch /galerie/cas/casang/dog187ang/g187ang.htm   (555 words)

 Lung Cancer Info - Oat Cell Lung Cancer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Oat cell lung cancer Home lung cancer symptom asbestos lung cancer lung cancer picture lung cancer treatment small cell lung cancer non small cell lung cancer lung cancer stage information...
Small cell lung cancer accounts for about a 20% of all lung cancer cases.
Small Cell Lung Cancer is also called oat cell cancer, because malignant cells are oat-shaped...
lungcancer-info.com /oatcelllungcancer   (862 words)

 small cell cancer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Small cell lung cancer has been called oat cell cancer because the cells resemble oats when seen under a microscope...
Small cell cancer is divided into limited stage (generally cancer confined to the chest) and extensive stage...
Small cell lung cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the...
www.diseasecancer.com /4/small-cell-cancer.html   (599 words)

 PC-O Images   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Cell block of lung aspirate showing a nest of Small Cell Anaplastic (Oat Cell) Carcinoma tumor cells.
Small cell anaplastic (oat cell) Carcinoma of Lung.
Note nuclei of tumor cells compared to normal cells.
www.lmp.ualberta.ca /Resources/PC-O.htm   (87 words)

 eMedicine - Lung Cancer, Oat Cell (Small Cell) : Article Excerpt by: Irfan Maghfoor, MD
Background: Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is considered distinct from the other lung cancers, called non—small-cell lung cancers (NSCLCs), because of their clinical and biologic characteristics.
Widespread metastases occur early in the course of the disease, with common spread to mediastinal lymph nodes, liver, bones, adrenal glands, and brain.
Small cell carcinomas account for approximately 20-25% of all lung cancers.
www.emedicine.com /med/byname/lung-cancer-oat-cell-(small-cell).htm   (608 words)

 Brain Tumor Dictionary
Programmed cell death as signalled by the nuclei in normally functioning human and animal cells when age or state of cell health and condition dictates.
Cells that die by apoptosis do not usually elicit the inflammatory responses that are associated with necrosis, though the reasons are not clear.
Cancerous cells, however, are unable to experience the normal cell transduction or apoptosis-driven natural cell death process.
www.virtualtrials.com /dictionary.cfm?Printer=Y&N=4   (11397 words)

 Pulmonary Pathology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Here is an oat cell carcinoma which is spreading along the bronchi.
The speckled fl rounded areas represent hilar lymph nodes with metastatic carcinoma.
Oat cell carcinomas occur almost exclusively in smokers.
www-medlib.med.utah.edu /WebPath/LUNGHTML/LUNG074.html   (50 words)

 oat cell lung cancer | Resources relating to oat cell lung cancer
Also called oat cell carcinoma of the lung, it has the most rapid clinical...
We explain what causes or increases the risk for small cell cancer, along with can small cell lung cancer be...
Please note that we are continually finding more oat cell lung cancer resources to put on this site.
www.lungcancerhelp.info /directory/oat-cell-lung-cancer.html   (483 words)

 Factores pronósticos del cáncer de pulmón   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In spite of the appearance of more efficient chemotherapies and novel therapeutic associations that include schemes of intensified radiotherapy, survival from this disease continues to be very poor in global terms.
The two fundamental groups of bronchogenic carcinoma, oat-cell lung carcinoma and non-oat-cell lung carcinoma, show different biological behaviour and responses to treatment.
In both, the stage of the disease and the general state of the patient (together with other factors such as weight loss, age, sex or severe associated diseases) are the classically accepted factors with greater prognostic influence.
www.cfnavarra.es /salud/anales/textos/vol24/suple1/suple8e.html   (182 words)

In medicine, carcinoma is any malignant cancer that arises from epithelial cells, as opposed to a sarcoma which arises from connective tissue.
Adenocarcinoma is cancer that starts in cells of glandular (secretory) tissue that lines some internal organs.
Renal cell carcinoma is a form of kidney cancer.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/c/ca/carcinoma.html   (101 words)

 Pulmonary Pathology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Arising centrally in this lung and spreading extensively is a small cell anaplastic (oat cell) carcinoma.
The tumor seen here has caused obstruction of the main bronchus to left lung so that the distal lung is collapsed.
Oat cell carcinomas are very aggressive and often metastasize widely before the primary tumor mass in the lung reaches a large size.
www-medlib.med.utah.edu /WebPath/LUNGHTML/LUNG073.html   (73 words)

 Oat cell carcinoma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Oat cell carcinoma is now referred to as the small cell carcinoma.
This page was last modified 02:44, 23 May 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oat_cell_carcinoma   (55 words)

 Cancers Treated   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This cancer grows more slowly but is as lethal as oat cell carcinoma.
The latest trend in treating lung cancer is to use chemotherapy first (to make the cancer smaller), and then radiation therapy to further decrease the size or get rid of the cancer completely.
If the cancer has spread beyond the lung, chemotherapy is used to palliate the disease and keep the patient free of side effects for as long as possible.
www.medonc.com /nonoatcell.htm   (177 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
12 [10-1]:CPC #10 Cytology of pleural fluid- Malignant neoplastic cells in a cluster; these are hyperchromatic, have a very high nucleo- cytoplasmic ratio and have some size variability.
The morphology of this malignant neoplasm is that of a small cell (oat cell) carcinoma.
[10-5]:Cross section of liver with multiple, small (1-6 mm) metastases from oat cell carcinoma of lung.
www.georgetown.edu /dml/educ/path/cpc10/cpc10.txt   (373 words)

 eMedicine - Lung Cancer, Oat Cell (Small Cell) : Article by Irfan Maghfoor, MD
Local tumor growth: Small cell carcinomas usually are centrally located and may cause irritation and/or obstruction of the major airway.
Intrathoracic spread: Small cell carcinomas grow in size rapidly and metastasize to the mediastinal lymph nodes relatively early in the course of the disease.
Klasa RJ, Murray N, Coldman AJ: Dose-intensity meta-analysis of chemotherapy regimens in small-cell carcinoma of the lung.
www.emedicine.com /med/topic1336.htm   (7982 words)

 Small Cell Lung Cancer
Also called oat cell carcinoma of the lung, it has the most rapid clinical course of any type of lung cancer, with average survival time of only several months without treatment.
Compared with other types of lung cancer, small cell carcinoma has a greater tendency to have spread widely by the time of diagnosis and the majority of diagnosed patients also have metastases (spread of tumor to other organs/sites).
Classically, small cell lung cancer presents with small primary tumors in the lung and enlarged lymph nodes.
www.cancersupportivecare.com /smallcell.html   (806 words)

Oat cell carcinoma, left upper lobe of lung, gross.
Oat cell carcinoma, positive for EMA antigen, high power, microscopy
Oat cell carcinoma, positive for KB antigen, high power, microscopy
cai.md.chula.ac.th /chulapatho/chulapatho/systemic/lung/xlungidx.html   (182 words)

 oat cell carcinoma - OneLook Dictionary Search
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oat-cell carcinoma, oat cell_carcinoma : Dictionary.com [home, info]
noun: highly malignant carcinoma composed of small round or egg-shaped cells with little cytoplasm; lung cancers are frequently oat cell carcinomas
www.onelook.com /?w=oat+cell+carcinoma&ls=all   (143 words)

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